Things to Do

Roving Route 4

From east to west in a very spiffy ($56,000) car You can go back in time - or at least drive to places its evolutionary passage seems not to have touched. Our journey: cross New Hampshire on the First and…

18 Miles 18 Walks

Maine has 3,478 miles of coastline. Massachusetts has 192. New Hampshire has 18. But everyone knows it's not size that matters. Though it is eight miles shorter than the Kancamagus Highway, there are enough beaches, shops, art venues, galleries, restaurants,…

Cornish Celebrity

Even with the first name of Salmon, he succeeded.Here’s a quick history quiz for New Hampshire-philes: Which U.S. Supreme Court Justice wrote the lone dissent in Bradwell v. Illinois in 1873, asserting the constitutional right of women to practice law?…

Valley Victuals

At the end of a day of foliage and fun, restore yourself at Waterville Valley’s eateries In 1987, Sean Stout was a self-described ski bum who had gone to Colorado to ski but couldn’t find a place to live. He…

Four for the Fourth

In New Hampshire, you never have to go very far to “get away from it all.” Here are four ideas for spending this year’s Fourth of July in any one of four New Hampshire towns, each celebrating Independence Day in…

Mum and a Spot of Tea

An elegant way to celebrate Mother’s Day ...Struggling with what to get Mom for Mother’s Day? Maybe a little pampering over a spot of tea is in order. Taking tea in the afternoon does not have to be a pinky-in-the-air…

Relishing Newfound Lake

You can find a bit of everything in the Newfound Lake Region. Take Exit 23 from I-93 and discover an Irish pub, Japanese teppanyaki tables, German cuisine and world-class homemade ice cream. And at the center is one of the…

Snow-free Retreat

A spa visit in the midst of winter helps you soldier on.Outside, the temperature was a windy 28 degrees, but inside the Seasons Spa at the Manor on Golden Pond in Holderness, I was basking in cozy 75-degree temperatures. Relaxing…